STOUTLAND, Mo. - A person died in a fire near Stoutland early Friday morning.
Around 6:00 a.m. the Tri-County Fire Protection District dispatched mutual aid a fire in a house at the intersection of Stoutland Creek Road and Davis Road. Crews found the remains of a smouldering house, with a victim inside. Authorities have not identified the person who died, or what caused the blaze.
In addition to the Tri-County Fire Protection District, agencies that responded to the fire included Sleeper/Stoutland Fire, Hazelgreen Fire Protection District, Eldridge Evfd, Mid-County FPD, Osage Beach FPD SAR Team, Camden County Sheriff's Office and the Missouri State Fire Marshals Office.